Over 40 artists heading to SXSW supported by PRS Foundation’s showcase fund

PRS Foundation have announced over 40 emerging music creators that have received support through the International Showcase Fund to perform at the 2019 edition of SXSW festival in Austin, Texas.

Funded artists heading to the festival include Art School Girlfriend, Flohio, Novelist and The Ninth Wave.

Another Sky, Big Joanie, Georgia and Howl & the Hum will also be supported through the partnership between PRS Foundation and BBC Music Introducing to showcase some of the UK’s most promising acts at the British Music Embassy.

The British Music Embassy will present seven evening and four daytime showcases at SXSW.

Additionally, Yami, Siba and Phil Cook are also being supported to attend the SXSW Songs songwriting camp.

The International Showcase Fund supports artists by enabling them to perform at showcasing festivals in international territories, and is run by PRS Foundation in partnership with International Trade, Arts Council England, British Underground, Musicians’ Union and more recently Creative Scotland, PPL, Wales Arts International, Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Invest NI.

The artists receiving support to perform at SXSW are:

ALGOBABEZ
Art School Girlfriend
Black Midi
Boy Azooga
Dylan Cartlidge
Eliza Shaddad
Fatherson
Ferris & Sylvester
Flohio
Gallops
Honey Lung
Jammer
Jealous of the Birds
Joe Armon-Jones
Joshua Burnside
Kidsmoke
LUCIA
Nerija
Novelist
Novo Amor
Oscar Jerome
P Money
Puma Blue
ROE
Sarah Tandy (band)
SEAZOO
Shorty
Sports Team
Squid
The Blinders
The Ninth Wave
The Snuts
Thyla
Trudy and the Romance
Warmduscher
Westerman
Willie J Healey
Yussef Dayes

For more information and to apply to the International Showcase fund, please visit prsfoundation.com